A new date for PGA on a big Bethpage Black golf course

Tiger Woods is going after his subsequent main on a well-recognized golfing path for a PGA Championship hung on an unfamiliar spot at the calendar.

The 101st PGA Championship started Thursday morning on Bethpage Black, the primary time it’s been held in Would possibly since 1949. The general public path referred to as the “folks’s nation membership” prior to now hosted two U.S. Opens.

Rob Labritz, one in every of 20 membership pros within the 156-man box, hit the hole tee shot underneath a clearing sky on a path nonetheless damp from rain. He despatched it neatly to the appropriate within the tough a few of the bushes.

Woods performs later within the morning with protecting champion Brooks Koepka and British Open champion Francesco Molinari. Woods has now not performed a tradition spherical since 9 holes Monday morning.


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